Last Monday evening, the back room of Brattle Street’s Beat Brew Hall transformed into the second Boston Media, Arts & Ideas Mixer. Over drinks, popcorn, and pretzels, the event brought together creative individuals from the Boston area — across all academic and professional disciplines — in a vibrant, friendly, and inclusive environment. It fostered conversations about past accomplishments, current projects, and future ideas, and served to introduce creators (in many forms) to potential future collaborators. This Roving Reporter spoke to some of the mixer’s attendees to learn more about them and about Boston’s creative scene.
Two thirds of Harvard freshmen are virgins. For Valentine's Day, Flyby does some roving reporting to see if this statistic rings true.
Last Saturday, the Identities Fashion Show turned Northwest Labs into a pulsing, energetic center of fashion and student creativity. This Crimson Roving Reporter sat down with several people at the event, exploring the inner mechanics of a fashion show and what goes on behind the models’ flawless smizing.
The Crimson (fails to) explore how incoming Arts Chair Ha Le juggles the 732 academic requirements she must fulfill as a biomedical engineering concentrator, the five-hour film screenings she attends weekly for her visual and environmental studies secondary, and the responsibilities of being a Campus Arts exec.
This Roving Reporter ventured to 14 Plympton Street during the Arts board’s production night to learn more about incoming Arts Chair Victoria Lin and to see if she measures up to the film “Love.”
On Nov. 10, the ICA held its first College Night to introduce college students to the fascinating world of contemporary art. This Roving Reporter attended the event, trying to figure out the meaning of modern art and to chisel away at the mystery of the perfect date night spot.
The night before Halloween, the Boston Pops accompanied the classic horror film “Nosferatu” with a brand new score composed by eight students from the Berklee College of Music. The Harvard Crimson sent a roving reporter into this eccentric mix of Halloween horror to ask the composers, audience members, and even a theremin player what they thought of the screening.
Last Friday, as part of its ICA After 5 series, the Institute of Contemporary Art hosted a workshop on latte art and Instagram, drawing dozens of coffee lovers and photographers to the museum. This Roving Reporter spoke with some of the workshop leaders and participants to find out more.
Last Saturday, Asian American Dance Troupe presented Eastbound, a showcase of dances ranging from the cultural to modern hip-hop. While the stunning performances was what absorbed everyone's attention, The Crimson's Roving Reporter still managed to talk with performers and audience members.